CH 4 pt. 2 Method -physical anthropologists and archaeologists work in teams. *during collaboration, archaeologists focus on artifacts while physical anthropologists focus on fossils. survey- surveying the land or the site, surface observations, STPs (shovel test pits), artifact densities. excavation- actual digging, recording finds and their placements dating techniques- stratigraphy (what level is it? how deep is it?), absolute dating ? C14, potassium argon dating < millions of year s old > curation- cataloging returned to site Classical Archaeology - study of literate/great civilizations (ie, Egypt) Historical Archaeology Underwater Archaeology - sunken ships, etc. Experimental Archaeology - try and replicate ancient techniques
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